from The Century Dictionary.
- noun The larva of a starfish: a name given by Leuckart under the erroneous impression that it was a distinct animal. See
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun plural (Zoöl.) A peculiar early larval stage of certain starfishes, having a bilateral structure, and swimming by means of bands of vibrating cilia.
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From Latin brachiolum, diminutive of brachium arm.
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